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Sports MN Quiz: How many times have the Vikings picked first in the NFL draft?

With a 2-12 record, Minnesota is technically in the race for the No. 1 pick in the 2012 NFL draft. Have they been there before? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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The Vikings have had the top overall selection in the draft twice. In 1961, they picked Tulane running back Tommy Mason. In 1968, they selected USC tackle Ron Yary -- a pick gained in a trade from the Giants.

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